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The Reaching Exercise with Buck Brannaman

This article originally appeared in Eclectic Horseman Issue No.31 - Subscribe today! To ride your horse properly, there should never be a time that you...

The Definition of “On the Bit”

Written by Dr. Max Gahwyler and Bettina Drummond There is no other statement used so often in Dressage riding as the horse should accept the...

The Biggest Schooling Arena 40 Things to Do on a Casual...

Written by Sylvana Smith This article originally appeared in Eclectic Horseman Issue No.5  "What did you work on today?" asked a friend, who knew I’d volunteered...

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Horsemanship Skills

Swing, roll, circle pump and press: A Do-it-yourself guide to good...

Written by Wendy Murdoch This article originally appeared in Eclectic Horseman Issue No.38 In the past several articles, I have given you some practical exercises to...

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Winter Projects Part 2

With Jeff Derby In the last issue of Eclectic Horseman, Jeff Derby discussed his approach to working on winter projects in general, and getting a...

Winter Projects

With Jeff Derby For many of us, the start of the winter season means an end to our riding season. Even if you have access...

How Groundwork Relates to Riding Part 3

With Mindy Bower Transitions on Ground Help Transitions Under Saddle This exercise is all about getting to your horse’s feet before you get on. There are...

Leading Your Horse In a Hackamore

With Richard Caldwell If you do not use a fiador on your hackamore, it is a good idea to secure your reins any time you step...

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